President: Solution possible even before end of the year if we overcome differences

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades has said that the most significant differences on Cyprus issue, lie in the core and fundamental chapters of Territory – which is linked with the chapter of Property – and Security and Guarantees, which will weigh significantly as to whether a solution would be feasible.

“If we succeed to overcome the difficulties that exist in these two Chapters, I am hopeful that a solution can be reached soon even before the end of this year”, he said in his speech at the Institute of International and European Affairs in Dublin with title “My vision of Cyprus’s role in the European Union”.

As regards the current state of play in the negotiations, he said that progress has been achieved on an important number of issues related to the chapters of Governance and Power-Sharing, Economy and the EU, while some progress has been achieved on.

Source: Cyprus News Agency.